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Taukkyan War Cemetery

No 1 Pyay Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Taukkyan War Cemetery is in Taukkyan town in the township of Mingaladon, Yangon greater area, on the main highway No 1 Pyay Road. From the centre of the city of Yangon, it is 21 miles north and 11 miles from the international airport, 45 minutes drive from the centre of Rankgoon and 24 minutes from the International airport. Exact location of the cemetery is North (17º02'08.24") and East (96º07'55.28").
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No 1 Pyay Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Reviewed yesterday

The Taukkyan War Cemetery is a sad, but beautiful, memorial to those who lost their lives in war. The gardens are exceptionally neat and tidy, with colourful flowers adding an element of brightness to the solemn atmosphere. So many young lives lost, and so many...More

Thank Jill3216_13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A place you should go when you are in Rangoon. To look back how bad the war is. Many young men died for their greedy leaders. They sent many young innocent men into the war when they are in the nice office commending. No war...More

Thank Win Shwe M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A park on the way back from Golden Rock Pagoda. People went there for dating. Couples everywhere in the park. Nothing much except for one snap from your camera.

Thank Geoffrey L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One must walk around and view the names and ages.It is a well kept cemetry and on the walls are listed all the names and countries. A very solemn visit here

Thank Kiwigaff
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This cemetery is beautiful. The tributes on each gravestone, the ages of the young men who lost their lives and the walls and walls of names left me feeling very humbled and sad. How I wish we could find a way to resolve conflict through...More

Thank Jenny M
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

The cemetery is on the city fringe and in traffic will take over an hour to reach. However it is worth it. The cemetery is immaculately maintained (in contrast to much in Myanmar) and is a restful haven from the traffic and bustle of Yangon....More

Thank Jebp1972
Reviewed 4 May 2017

To see all these graves of such young people was very very moving. The cemetery was so neat and well looked after.A credit to all staff.

Thank Ronald M
Reviewed 1 May 2017

It is well worth taking the time to visit the Taukkyan War Cemetery and this can be done very cheaply without taking an organised tour. We went by local taxi having negotiated a fee of 10,000 MMK per hour with our taxi driver from our...More

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Place doesn't worth it to go exclusively to visit from the city as it is kind of far. I got really surprised it got to 2nd attraction in yangon!

Thank inavarro87
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

The memmories of the history war here in myanmar will know more detail good to see and learn about what they facing

Thank WinNz16
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I would like to know if my grandfather Nijman (he is from Dutch-Indonesia at that time) is buried at this cemetery. How do I find out? And what is the easiest way to get at the Taukkyan War Cemetery from Ranyon.
3 February 2016|
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Response from MaGraceVDy | Reviewed this property |
We rented a van. It's about over an hour drive. I think the registry is being kept by the Commonwealth War Graves in London.